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What really matters is the fat content. I suspect that being all thigh meat, it's similar to regular ground turkey, which is 85% lean. Ground turkey breast (or "extra lean" ground turkey) is 99% lean. I've also seen mixtures in the store of light and dark ground meat that clocked in at 93% lean to split the difference. Jennie-O, a large national producer ...


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"Ground Turkey" can be made of any part of the turkey; it's basically a mystery whether it's light or dark meat. "Ground Turkey Breast", which I usually see at a higher price point than the above item, contains white meat. What you've purchased, "Ground Turkey Thighs", would by definition be dark meat. I have not seen this product locally, but it's very ...


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There is no good answer to whether it's the same, because there is no standard for what parts can be included in products labeled "ground turkey". Here's the nutrition label to Whole Foods ground turkey thigh. I don't know if this product includes the skin or if yours does, but it's a start. This link will give you fat and calorie information for many ...



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